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Administrators: Aaron James Parlier, Shawn Heath, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Aaron James Parlier on Aug 6, 2013
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Description 

Deep into the wilds of the park... This area is below the super slab boulder at the base of the Wildwood Area. There are multitudes of amazing blocks in the Deeper Downs, but getting there is more like "adventure bouldering" than a casual visit to the boulder fields of GHSP.

Many of these boulders boast beautiful quartzite veins much like the popular Tiger Boulder on the LRT.

I am listing these blocks not expecting many to visit here, but in the future there may be access trails that make getting to the blocks much, much easier.

Getting There 

below Wildwood... not for the faint of heart.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.8 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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Parlier on the FA of Deep Arete

Deep Arete V3-4 6A+  VA : Grayson Highlands State Par... : ... : Deep Boulder
Sit start at the arÍte, slightly to the right side of the base of the arÍte itself. Left hand on the only juggy hold (sidepull-ish) low on the arÍte below the massive jug. The right hand start hold in the low, thin, crimp rail below the bigger sidepull feature to the right of the arÍte.Pop up into the sidepull feature up and right. Heel hook the arÍte and pop to the jug scoop at the upper ledge, Work into the upper arÍte and top out direct from there....[more]   Browse More Classics in VA

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